Our Menu

All our dishes are 100% vegan. All are gluten-free or can be ordered gluten-free unless otherwise specified. The few dishes on our menu that are gluten-free or contain allergens are prepared in a separate kitchen to avoid cross-contamination. Let the server know if you have any specific dietary restriction.



Served with cilantro and sweet & sour tamarind sauces

Samosas (3 pieces) | $5

Filled with Peas and Potatoes.

  • Traditional (with gluten) 
  • Baked Organic Whole Wheat (with gluten) 
  • Gluten-Free ($6)
Dalvada (3 pieces) | $5

Mashed Lentil patties spiced with Onion, Garlic, Ginger and Green Chili. 

Aloo Tikki (3 pieces) | $5

Peas and Potato Patties.

Mirch Pakora (3 pieces) | $5

Chickpea dipped Banana Paper stuffed with Potatoes and Tamarind.

Potato Vada | $5

Mashed Potato seasoned with Cilantro, Green Chili and Lemon, dipped in Chickpea flour.

Vegetable Cutlets (3 pieces) | $5

Mixed Vegetables and Potatoes.

Lilwa ni Kachori (3 pieces) | $5

Flour shell stuffed with mashed and spiced Indian Pigeon Peas.

Mixed Basket (9 pieces) | $12

Assorted mix of Samosas (gluten-free available), Aloo Tikki, Vegetable Cutlet, Mirch Pakora, Lilwa ni Kachori, Dalvada, Potato Vada.


Served with cashew or avocado dressing

Organic Salad | $10

Spinach, Tomato, Baby Arugula, Spring Mix, Chickpeas, Alfalfa and Bean Sprouts, Raisins and Tofu. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge: $3).

Kale Salad | $10

Fresh Organic Kale, Sliced Seasonal Fruits, Sliced Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Cranberries with Ginger and Himalayan Salt. Add a side of Raw Indian Hummus (extra charge: $3).


A tasty, comforting immune system boost

Yellow Lentil | $8

Made with Ginger, Garlic, Cumin, Tomato and Onion. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge: $2).

Vegetable Sambar | $8

Prepared with Carrots, Zucchini, Radish, Tomato, Eggplant and Curry Leaves. Served with Mini-Idli. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge: $2).

Rasam Soup | $8

Hot and Sour Soup blended with Curry Leaves and Tomatoes. Served with Basmati Rice. Substitute with Organic Brown Rice or Quinoa (extra charge: $2).

Rice & Grains

Hearty and satisfying

Organic Brown Rice | $7

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Garnished with Raisins. Great source of fiber!

White Rice Biryani | $10

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Tomatoes.

Quinoa | $10

With Sea Salt and Clove, garnished with Peas and Carrots. Healthy rice substitute.

Organic Brown Rice Biryani | $12

Seasoned with Cumin, Clove, Bay Leaves, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Great source of fiber! 

Quinoa Biryani | $12

With Sea Salt, mixed with stir-fried Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Tomatoes. Healthy rice substitute. 

White Rice | $5

Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Topped with Peas and Carrots.

Saffron Rice | $12

Basmati Rice, seasoned with Clove, Bay Leaves, Cinnamon and Sea Salt. Saffron contains many cancer-fighting nutrients.

Lite Dishes

South Indian Specialties

Dosa | $7

A thin golden crepe, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.

Medu Vada | $6

Lentil Donut Fritters served with Sambar and Chutney.

Masala Dosa | $8

A thin golden crepe stuffed with spiced Potato and Onion, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney.

Idli | $6

Oil-free, steam-cooked cakes served with Sambar and Chutney.

Uttapam | $8

Lentil and Rice Pancake, served with Sambar and Coconut Chutney. Topped with combination of your choice of fresh garden vegetables: Cilantro, Onion, Bell Pepper, Carrot, Tomato, Green Peas, Thai Chili Pepper.


With Basmati Rice (substitute: Organic Brown Rice, Quinoa for $2 extra)

Chana Masala | $12

Sun-dried Chickpeas seasoned with Cumin and Fresh Onion, sauteed and topped with Tomato Gravy. A high-protein dish.

Baingan Bharta | $12

Clay oven fresh roasted Eggplant, sauteed with Onion, Green Peas, Tomato, Ginger and Garlic, perfectly blended with assorted Indian spices. A very popular dish.

Palak Paneer | $12

Fresh Organic Spinach and pan-seared vegan Cheese, seasoned with Cumin, Onion, Cinnamon, Cardamom, and Garam Masala spices. High in Iron.

Organic Tofu Tikka Masala | $12

Sauteed Smoked Vegan Cheese, Bell Pepper and Diced Onion, topped with stir-fried Organic Tofu. Bell Peppers are a good source of vitamin C and B6, and good for your hair and skin. (with gluten)

Dal Bunzara | $12

Fresh Moong Lentils, sautéed in Olive Oil with Cumin, Fresh Green Tomato and Onion. A popular Mom’s homemade Indian dish. Great source of protein and antioxidants.

Aloo Gobi | $12

Fresh Cauliflower and Potato, sautéed in Olive Oil and Indian spices. Topped with a savory Tomato Gravy. High in antioxidants.

Bhindi Masala | $12

Fresh Okra, blended with Onion and Tomato, seasoned with Indian spices. A great source of fiber and rich in minerals. A highly recommended vegetable dish.

Palak Dal | $12

An exotic blend of Yellow Lentils and Fresh Organic Spinach, seasoned with Ginger and Garlic. High in Protein and Iron.

Malai Kofta | $12

A Sweet Potato and Green Vegetable dumpling, topped with a delicious Cashew Gravy, garnished with Cardamom, Almond and Cashew. Most popular Arya Bhavan dish.

Paneer Makani | $12

Organic Tofu sauteed in Olive Oil, seasoned with Indian Herbs and Spices, topped with a homemade Onion and Yellow Cashew Gravy, garnished with shredded Almonds.

Dal Makani | $12

Black Lentils, pan cooked with Tomato, Ginger and Garlic. Good source of protein.

Pau Bhaji | $12

Cauliflower, Eggplant, Potato, Onion, Garlic and Tomato. Garnished with Lemon, Onion and Cilantro.

Raw Dishes

Prepared below 118 degrees to preserve all nutrients

Indian Taco | $12

Crunchy cabbage leaf stuffed with a mix of bell peppers, onions, Indian spices and other vegetables. Served with vegan sour cream. A delicious fusion dish by Chef Kirti.

Indian Hummus | $10

Raw hummus flavored with Indian spices. Served with raw, gluten-free vegetable chips (made by us).

Raw Pizza | $12

Raw crust of sunflower seeds, cauliflower and nuts, topped with homemade tomato sauce, jalapeño and mixed vegetables.


All made vegan

Tandoori Roti | $4

Whole Wheat clay-oven baked round flat-bread. (with gluten)

Gluten-Free Bread | $5
Naan | $4

Unbleached clay-oven baked flat-bread topped with cilantro. Flavor choices: Plain, Garlic, Onion, or Coconut Butter. (with gluten)

Chapati | $2

Whole Wheat hand-made soft bread. (with gluten)


Naturally sweetened, with no refined sugars

Tiramisu | $10

Our newest addition, already a fan favorite! Four-layer tiramisu cake: vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free…absolutely delicious and with an Indian twist, of course!

Raw Organic Cake | $7

Options: Vegan Cheese Cake, Mango, or Strawberry. No processed ingredients, no added sugar. (with gluten)

Chocolate Truffles | $5

Cacao and Coconut balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish. Cacao keeps the heart healthy!

Coconut Macaroons | $5

Coconut and Almond balls naturally sweetened with Dates, with a secret Indian twist! Raw Dish.

Carrot Halva | $5

Grated Carrots, Soy Milk and blend of healthy sweeteners.

Lemon Bar | $7

Zesty, creamy dessert bar. Raw Dish.

Ice Cream | $4

Soy-free. Raw. Flavors: Avocado, Chocolate-Mint, Mango, Strawberry. All with an Indian twist!


Alcoholic & non-alcoholic options

Juices | $6

Flavor: Mango

Smoothies | $6

Flavors: Mango, Green, or Strawberry-Banana.

Mango Lassi | $6

Indian vegan yogurt drink.

Young Coconut Water | $5
Bottled Water | $2
*NEW* Immunity Drink (Hot) | $5

Powerful detoxifying, anti-inflammatory drink containing 8 different Ayurvedic spices plus lemon, fresh mint and a dash of honey.

Hot Tea | $2.75

Masala Ginger Chai tea with choice of Almond or Soy Milk.

Coffee | $2.50

With or without milk (almond or soy).

Indian Lager Beers
  • Flying Horse (22 oz. bottle) | $9
  • Taj Mahal (22 oz. bottle) | $9
  • Maharaja (11 oz. bottle) | $5
  • House Red (glass/bottle) | $6.50/$25
  • House White (glass/bottle) | $6.50/$25

BYOB Ok. $3/person corkage fee

Chef Kirti’s Ayurvedic Spice Mixes

Available for purchase at the restaurant

Masala Tea Mix | $10

Indian spice mix to make Arya Bhavan’s Masala Ginger tea (makes about 35 cups)

Immunity Ayurvedic Mix | $10

Mix containing 8 Ayurvedic spices with strong detoxifying, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Used to make Arya Bhavan’s Immunity Drink (hot). Comes with recipe to make the drink (makes 35-40 cups).

Indian All Spice Mix | $10

Sprinkle it on salads, fruit, vegetables, lentils, beans, hummus, vegan burgers, soups, and smoothies for added flavor! (5 oz. ca.)

Sambar Masala Mix | $10

Spice mix for Sambar soups (5 oz. ca.)

Chana Malasa Mix | $10

Spice mix for the Chana Masala dish (5 oz. ca.)

Pau Bhaji Mix | $10

Spice mix for Arya Bhavan’s Pau Bhaji dish (5 oz. ca.)

Immunity Booster drink spice mix

Dine In Hours


Mon: 6:00 - 9:30pm


Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:30pm

Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:30pm

Saturday Only | 12:00 - 6:00pm

After 6:00pm | a la carte menu

Delivery & Takeout Hours

Mon & Wed-Fri: 5:00 - 9:00pm


Sat-Sun: 12:00 - 9:00pm

North: Evanston & Skokie ($35 min. for Skokie)
West: Cicero Avenue ($20 min.)
South: Armitage Avenue ($20 min.)
East: Lake Michigan ($20 min.)

Established in 1998, Arya Bhavan is one of the top vegan and gluten-free restaurants in Chicago, also offering a growing selection of raw dishes.

Our menu has been designed for health-conscious Chicagoans who want to enjoy authentic Indian and fusion cuisine without having to sacrifice the desire (and need) for healthy vegan, gluten-free, and raw food.

Our dishes are made with healthy ingredients and feature a careful balance of necessary nutrients for mind/body wellness.



2508 West Devon Avenue

Chicago, IL 60659